Robert Shaw

Born: 9 August 1927, Westhoughton, Lancs.
Died: 28 August 1978, Tourmakeady, Co.Mayo

Highlighted works

  • Holiday

    Holiday

    This promotional celebration of the joys of holidaying in Blackpool is one of the most fondly remembered of all the British Transport Films travelogues.

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    Steven Spielberg laid the template for the modern summer blockbuster with this expert thriller about the hunt for a man-eating great white shark.

  • The Sting

    The Sting

    Paul Newman and Robert Redford are perfectly teamed as grifter partners in this multi-Oscar-winning shaggy-dog story of an epic con.

  • A Man for All Seasons

    A Man for All Seasons

    Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More falls foul of King Henry VIII in Fred Zinnemann’s Oscar-winning adaptation of Robert Bolt’s stage success.

  • The Dam Busters

    The Dam Busters

    An obsessive inventor and a squadron of courageous airmen pull off an audacious but costly raid on a dam in wartime Germany.

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